Key Publications


Ethical, Cultural, Social, and Individual Considerations Prior to Transition to Limitation or Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapies. Kirsch RE, Balit CR, Carnevale FA, Latour JM, Larcher V.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug;19(8S Suppl 2):S10-S18.

Goldilocks meets heparin dosing—enough but not too much. J.R. Egan, T. Kilo, D.S. Winlaw.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul;156(1):341-342

Fluid bolus therapy in critically ill children: a survey of practice among paediatric intensive care doctors in Australia and New Zealand. Gelbart B, Schlapbach L, Ganeshalingham A, Ganu S, Erickson S, Oberender F, Hoq M, Williams G, George S, Festa MCrit Care Resusc. 2018 Jun;20(2):131-138.

Dedicated cardiac intensive care units: Good for the patient, good for the surgeon. Festa M, Winlaw DS. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun;155(6):2604-2605.

Outcomes of paediatric critical care asthma patients, N Rampersad, B Wilkins, J.R. Egan. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 54 (2018) Jun;54(6):633-637.

Trends in Mortality in an Australian Teritary Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Tauro JK, Walker K, Halliday R, Jatana V, Trivedi A, J Neonatal Surg, 2018; 7:4


Maintenance fluid practices in paediatric intensive care units in Australia and New Zealand. Bihari S, Gelbart B, Seppelt I, Thompson K, Watts N, Prakash S, Festa M, Bersten A; The George Institute for Global Health, Crit Care Resusc. 2017 Dec;19(4):310-317.

The intensive care medicine clinical research agenda in paediatrics. Peters MJ, Argent A, Festa M, Leteurtre S, Piva J, Thompson A, Willson D, Tissières P, Tucci M, Lacroix J.  Intensive Care Med. 2017 Sep;43(9):1210-1224.

Contemporary incidence of stroke (focal infarct and/or haemorrhage) determined by neuroimaging and neurodevelopmental disability at 12 months of age in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery utilizing cardiopulmonary bypass.  Verrall CE, Walker K, Loughran-Fowlds A, Prelog K, Goetti R, Troedson C, Julian Ayer, Jonathan Egan, Robert Halliday, Yishay Orr, Gary F. Sholler, Nadia Badawi and David S. Winlaw. CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2017

Humidified high-flow nasal cannula oxygen in bronshiolitis reduces need for invasive ventilation but not intensive care admission. Goh CT, Kirby L, Schell D, Egan JRJ Paediatr Child Health. 2017 Sep;53(9):897-902

Prediction of pediatric sepsis mortality within 1 h of intensive care admission. Schlapbach LJ, MacLaren G, Festa M, Alexander J, Erickson S, Beca J, Slater A, Schibler A, Pilcher D, Millar J, Straney L; Intensive Care Med. 2017 Aug;43(8):1085-1096.

The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group point prevalence program, 2009-2016. Thompson K, Hammond N, Eastwood G, Festa M, Glass P, Rajbhandari D, Seppelt I, Taylor C, Watts N, Myburgh J, Crit Care Resusc. 2017 Mar;19(1):88-93.


Lack of MG53 in human heart precludes utility as a biomarker of myocardial injury or endogenous cardioprotective factor. Frances A. Lemckert, Adam Bournazos, Daniel M. Eckert, Manuel Kenzler, Joanne M. Hawkes, Tanya L. Butler, Bradley Ceely, Kathryn N. North, David S. Winlaw, Jonathan R. Egan, Sandra T. Cooper. Cardiovasc Res 2016 May 15;110(2):178-87

The Impact of Observed Trauma on Parents in a PICU, S Khanna, JK Finlay, V Jatana, AM Gouffe, S Redshaw, Pediatr Crit Care Med, 2016; 17:e154-e158

Ventilation strategies in paediatric inhalation injury. Goh CT, Jacobe S. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2016 Sep;20:3-9

End-of-life care in the intensive care unit, Myburgh J, Abillama F, Chiumello D, Dobb G, Jacobe S, Kleinpell R, Koh Y, Martin C, Michalsen A, Pelosi P, Torra LB. J Crit Care. 2016 Aug 31;34:125-30.

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – an Australian Perspective. Kirby L, Ceely B, Duns N, Haddad M, Tegg O, Festa M, Jacobe S. Pediatr Intens Care Nursing 2016; 17 (1)